President’s Message

May 2022

Hello Members, I hope you are enjoying the change is seasons and enjoying the beginning of Spring. I would like to congratulate Joan Van Den Bergh on her retirement.  Joan has been the labour relations specialist and negotiator for the RCEA since...

January 2022

Hello members, happy new year. I hope you were all able to spend time with family and friends over the holidays and spend some time for yourselves. At home and in the workplace, the health and safety of our membership continues to be of utmost...

December 2020

December 2020

I hope you are all safe and staying well. The Covid-19 pandemic is now going into the Winter months, and I understand how hard this may be on some members.  Although vaccines are on the horizon, there will still be many months of work and social...

October 2020

Please join RCEA members, RCEA stewards and staff at the AGM on Tuesday October 6, 5 p.m.   EDT. The virtual only meeting will be broadcast live by Baldwin Audio/Visual via https://collaboratevideo.net/rcea-aecr-2020 with simultaneous translation...

September 2020

Dear Members, I hope that you are all staying well during this unprecedented time. When all this began in mid-March, I thought and hoped that by “going home and staying home” as said by the Prime Minister, in two or three months this would all...

July 2020

Happy Canada Day, From my home to yours.  

June 2020

Happy June everyone. I hope you are all doing well, and keeping well. The past month has been another non-stop month for me and the RCEA. Many teleconference and virtual meetings; with Bargaining Agents, Treasury Board Secretariat, National Joint...

May 2020

Dear Members, I hope this finds you and your family and loved ones, safe and well. As we enter into another month, I would like to remind you that the RCEA is continually working on your behalf, everyday.  When the office shuttered on March 17, we...

March 2020

Dear Members, I recognize the difficulty as we all adjust to the changes, anxiety and challenges of the past weeks, and going forward, that this health crisis presents. The RCEA is open via phone or email.  For the safety of staff, we closed the...

February 2020

Happy New Year. Following the Federal Election in October 2019, we welcomed a new President of the Treasury Board, the Honourable Jean-Yves Duclos. On behalf of the RCEA membership a letter of congratulations was sent to the new Minister. Letter to...